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Thursday, April 25, 2013

8 Months Till Christmas Blig Hop & Candy Winner!

Did you know that it is only 8 Months Till Christmas!  As you know, on the 25th of each month we run a Christms Hop to showcase some amazing talented ladies Christmas projects to inspire you to get a head start on your own Christmas cards or projects.  Below you will find a blog hop order and we would love for you to hop along and leave some love for these wonderful ladies!  Also at the bottom of this post you will find my Candy Winner from last months hop, so be sure to scroll to the end =)

Each month we have a special theme that we follow with 2Christmas projects and this month our theme is: Animals, use at least 1 Animal on your project.  Here is my first card I have made to show you following this months theme....

Here is a look at the inside of the card....
SUPPLIES USED:
* Image:  Magnolia, Christmas Tilda with Cat
* Copic Xpress Paper
* Copic Markers (colours used listed below)
* Memento Inks: Tuxedo Black & Rhubarb Stalk
* 6.5 x 5 Kraft Card & Envelope
* Papers:  Echo Park 6x6 Paper Pad, Very Merry Christmas
* White Cardstock:  Michaels 8.5x11 Paper Pad
* Angel Glitter Dust
* Zig Glue Pen
* White Ribbon: Michaels
* Button, Jute & Inside Sentiment:  My Favorite Things

Here is a close up of the adorable Tilda and her kitty to see the Copic colours used....
COPIC COLOURS USED:
* SKIN:  E11, E00, E000
* HAIR:  E49, E59, E25, E50
* CLOTHES:  R39, R37, R35, E81
* SHOES:  E49, E47, E44
* CAT:  E29, E27, E25, E23, E21, R20
* GROUND:  E42, E40
* Merry Christmas Sign:  Angel Glitter Dust

So what did you think of the first card?  I hope that you liked it, but do you want to see 1 more?  Here is my second card Imade to show to you....

Here is a look at the inside of the card....
SUPPLIES USED:
* Image:  Nellie Snellen, Robin
* Copic Xpress Paper
* Copic Markers (colours used listed below)
* Memento Inks: Tuxedo Black
* 6.5 x 5 White Card & Envelope
* Papers: Martha Stewart Snowflace Mat Pad
* Red Cardstock: Michaels 8.5x11 Paper Pad
* Angel Glitter Dust
* Zig Glue Pen
* White Ribbon: Local $ Store
* Doily Die: My Favorite Things Die-Namics
* Outside Sentiment:  TPC Studio, Christmas Greetings
* ColorBox Chalk: Lipstick Red
* Inside Sentiment:  Kraftin' Kimmie, Christmas Interior Sentiments
* Fiskers Boarder Punch: Treading Water

Here is a closer look at the sweet little birdie to see the Copic colours used....
COPIC COLOURS USED:
* REDS:  R39, R37, R35
* BROWNS:  E79, E77,E74,E42, E41, E40
* GREENS:  YG67, YG63
* BEAK & FEET:  E21

So what do you think now that you have seen both cards?  Have I inspired you to get a head start on your Chrismas projects?  Youe next stop on the hop is my very Best Friend Heather's Blog and I know that you will LOVE what she has to show to you too!
 
This Months Blog Hop Order:
Shari (you are here!)
 
 
Well I guess I have made you wait long enough, the WINNER of my Christmas Candy from last months blog hop is.........NIKKI!!!
 
Nikki, please email me with your home address and I will send out your new stamp to you =)
 
Hope to see you back here next month on the 25th for our 7 Month Till Christmas Hop!
 
Until Next Time, Keep Crafting!
Hugs;
 

10 comments:

  1. Hi Shari thanks so much for picking me YAH!!!
    So exciting :) Your Xmas cards are wonderful as always that little bird is so cute love the brown and reds you've made him up and the magnolia one is like my kitty always talking so sweet it is !! thanks for the xmas inspiration off to hop about hugs Nikki

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  2. Pretty cards. I really really like the kitty stamp and that cute little bird in a scarf is so sweet. Socks!!

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  3. Such cute cards and your colour is great! I wish that I would have been able to go to Scrapfest on Saturday too and meet up with you all. We will have to set something up for all of us to get together.
    Kerry

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  4. Super cute cards Shari! I love your colouring (as always) and the paper choices you've made. I love the bow and button on the first card and the doily die cut on the other.

    Great job!

    Hugs,
    Mary

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  5. Shari these are both ADORABLE!!! I am in love with that Christmas Tilda OMG that one is now on my dream list. Your colouring is wonderful. That doily die is awesome too, very festive.

    Hugs
    Sandy

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  6. Great cards! I just love how you tied the ribbon on the first one making it look just like a wrapped present!

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  7. Two great cards Shari, love the cute image on the first one and great colouring. The Robin is great against the patterned paper background. Hope you are ok,
    Hugs Sally xx

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  8. The post is very informative. It is a pleasure reading it. I have also bookmarked you for checking out new posts.
    Estetik

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